One of the more historical parks in the Upper Midwest. Carson Park in Eau Claire contains three major attractions, the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp, the Chippewa Valley Museum, along with Eau Claire's baseball stadium. The Eau Claire Express became the newest tenant of Carson Park in 2005. During the winter season Carson Park offers cross-country skiing with several shorter, groomed trails perfect for beginners looking to stay away from steep grades.
They have 41 runs, the longest being a full mile, and a vertical drop of 460 feet. Six terrain parks will keep anybody occupied, while they have tubing for less intense riders. Towropes and
Sundays 6-8pm show up at the South Rink (second set of doors) for Open Skate. During this time, hockey players, figure skaters, community members, and those interested in learning how to skate, are
They may no longer be serving cheese curds and cotton candy, but the rides are not completely gone when the carnival leaves town. The walk-in entrance to the grounds across from Irvine Park provides a
While not groomed, they are open to snowshoeing, hiking, and cross-country skiing. Three self-guided trails beginning at the interpretive center will give you a look at kettle lakes, hummocks, and other glacial features. Vehicle admission stickers are required.
Twenty-two lighted runs up to 4,000 feet long, with a 350-foot vertical drop with one double chairlift, one t-bar and three rope tows, tubing runs, towropes and chairlifts, rental gear,
Located on the east side of Riverview Dr.. About 3 miles of flat trails across from Riverview Park. A good course for beginners.
From the gentle slopes of Chippewa to the radical pitch of O'Chute, each run is obscured from the next by an abundant growth of birch, oaks, and pines. Modern snowmaking and daily grooming insure
Located on Coon Fork Lake County Park, this trail is most suitable for beginner to imtermediate skiers, and offers level areas and rolling hills. It has a total length of 3.2 miles. Only diagonal
4 Acres. Basketball hoops, garden plot (community garden), hockey rink (snowbanked), play equipment, recreational field area, shelter house, and toilet facilities.